“Los Angeles Faces Down Covid-19” by Jon Wiener in The Nation

Jon Wiener wrote an article for The Nation about how LA is struggling to handle the coronavirus crisis with a massive homeless population and crowded prisons. Here’s a short excerpt:

Driving past the Fountain Valley hospital south of Los Angeles, you see something new: a huge white tent in what was the parking lot. To Angelenos, it looks something like the tent that appears downtown Beverly Hills for the Vanity Fair Oscar party. But this one, and others like it outside hospitals throughout Southern California, is not a party tent; it’s a temporary structure designed to deal with the overflow of Covid-19 cases at the hospital—a “triage tent.”

Read the full article in The Nation:

Los Angeles Faces Down Covid-19.